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Piano positioning

Piano positioning

The location of your piano can have an impact on the quality of sound produced and the overall longevity of the instrument. An acoustic piano has hundreds of wooden components, it is recommended that you keep your piano away from direct sources of heat, such as radiators, open fires, and wood burning stoves.

Pianos prefer a stable temperature and humidity. If you live in an older house where the piano will be away from a direct heat source but the temperature changes from warm during the day to cold at night, you may find that you need to have your instrument tuned more frequently. Please contact us for free advice on suitable positioning for your piano.

The instrument will sound a little different depending where it is positioned as the features of the room and its size can have an impact on the sound. Lots of soft furnishings, such as carpets, curtains and sofas will help absorb the sound, making it warm and mellow. Wooden or tiled floors, glass surfaces and large windows will make the sound appear much brighter and louder.